Watch a studio performance of “I Am What I Am” from La Cage aux Folles

Check out this exclusive studio recording!

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Carl Mullaney and musical director Ben van Tienen

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has released an exclusive rendition of La Cage aux Folles’ “I Am What I Am”, performed by the revival’s star Carl Mullaney alongside musical director Ben van Tienen.

Marking Tim Sheader’s final production as artistic director at the helm, the musical features a book by Harvey Fierstein, a score by Jerry Herman (including further classics such as “The Best of Times”), and is based on the play by Jean Poiret.

It follows a gay couple whose son is about to marry a woman with ultra-conservative parents and it received a glowing five-star review from WhatsOnStage.

Leading the cast are Carl Mullaney (Chicago/Les Misérables) as Albin and Billy Carter (A Moon For The Misbegotten) as Georges, alongside Ben Culleton (as Jean-Michel), Julie Jupp (as Marie Dindon), Shakeel Kimotho (as Jacob), Debbie Kurup (as Jacqueline), John Owen-Jones (as Edward Dindon) and Sophie Pourret (as Anne).

The company is completed by Jak Allen-Anderson (as Hanna), Craig Armstrong (as Cagelle), Tom Bales (as Cagelle), Taylor Bradshaw (as Cagelle), Daniele Coombe (as Mme. Renaud), Jordan Lee Davies (as Chantal), Nicole Deon (as Ensemble), Lewis Easter (as Cagelle/Swing/Dance Captain), Harvey Ebbage (as Cagelle), Emma Johnson (as Ensemble/Swing), George Lynham (as Cagelle), JP McCue (as Cagelle), Rishard-Kyro Nelson (as Cagelle/Swing), Alexandra Waite-Roberts (as Ensemble) and Hemi Yeroham (as Francis).

The creative team also features Thyrza Abrahams (associate director), Amy Ball (casting director), Arthur Carrington (associate casting director), Guy Common (make-up designer), Ryan Dawson Laight (costume designer), James Hassett (associate sound designer), Howard Hudson (lighting designer), Nick Lidster (sound designer), Ingrid Mackinnon (season associate – intimacy support), Stephen Mear (choreographer), Ebony Molina (associate choreographer), Janis Price (voice and text director), Colin Richmond (set designer), Tom Slade (assistant musical director), van Tienen (musical director) and Jennifer Whyte (musical supervisor).

La Cage aux Folles runs until 23 September 2023, with tickets on sale below.

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